Cartea Rusa, Rumania's publishing house of Soviet books
Romania Date:1949 Duration:1 min 21 sec Sound:Yes
A film titled " Rumania's publishing house of Soviet books." Sign on front of building reads: "Cartea Rusa." An outdoor display case showing an open book. Camera pans over shelves inside the shop, filled with works by Lenin and Stalin, along with books by Russian classic authors and Soviet writers. People standing on the sidewalk outside the shop peruse items displayed in its window. Publishing house operators are shown conversing at a desk inside. Well known Rumanian author, Mihail Sadoveanu, is seen working at a desk, where he assists in the publication of Soviet books. Camera focuses on a shelf full of tall paperback books with Soviet titles in Romanian on their spines. Many are Authors' names. But others, like "Un Erou Al Timpului Nostru" (A hero of our time) are titles. A man and woman work at a table where they prepare Soviet books for publication in Hungarian. Women working in a large room of the publishing house. Many customers perusing books in one of the publishing house's outlets. Citizens reading in one of the publishers libraries.
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